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Magnetic studies on Apollo 15 and 16 lunar samples

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dc.contributor.author Pearce, G. W.
dc.contributor.author Gose, W. A.
dc.contributor.author Strangway, David W.
dc.coverage.spatial Moon
dc.date.accessioned 2020-05-06T20:31:22Z
dc.date.available 2020-05-06T20:31:22Z
dc.date.issued 1973
dc.identifier.citation Pearce, G.W., Gose, W.A., Strangway, D.W., 1973. Magnetic Studies on Apollo 15 and 16 Lunar Samples, in: Proceedings of the Fourth Lunar Science Conference. Pergamon Press, New York, NY, p. 3045. en
dc.identifier.isbn 0-08-017909-6
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11753/1510
dc.description.abstract The magnetic properties of lunar samples are almost exclusively due to rather pure metallic iron. The mare basalt contains about 0.06 wt.% Fe, the soils 0.5--0.6 wt.%, and the breccias 0.3-1.0 wt.%. Most of the additional iron in the soils and breccias is believed to be the result of reduction processes operating on the lunar surface. en
dc.description.statementofresponsibility G. W. Pearce, Lunar Science Institute, Houston, Texas 77058 and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, W. A. Gose, Lunar Science Institute, Houston, Texas 77058, D. W. Strangway, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas 77058
dc.format.extent Pages 3045-3076
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.publisher Pergamon Press en
dc.relation.ispartofseries LSI contribution ; no. 152
dc.subject Moon en
dc.subject Rocks--Magnetic properties en
dc.subject Lunar surface samples en
dc.title Magnetic studies on Apollo 15 and 16 lunar samples en
dc.type Book chapter en


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